A few Of the more remarkable references to this play by. Subsequent writers will show the estimation and popularity it has been held m, and be otherwise Of interest. Dryden' s remark has been already noticed; he was profoundly ignorant Of our early English literature. More references might, no doubt, be easily forthcoming. T. Carew, in his Ode to Ben Jonson, annexed to the New Inn, says Thy comic muse, from the exalted line.